HCC’s Arts Collective Premieres Local Playwright’s Original Comedy, ‘House’ on March 11 and 12, 2016

 Howard Community College’s (HCC) Arts Collective proudly announces its premiere of House by presenting a two-night-only workshop production of the original comedy written and directed by Daniel Johnston on Friday, March 11 and Saturday March 12 at 8:00 p.m. in HCC’s Horowitz Center Studio Theatre.

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Live audiences are invited to follow the triumphs and eliminations of ten uniquely determined and equally deserving contestants on TV’s hottest new reality show House. Morality and integrity are dashed as the numbers dwindle and the grand prize (A Million Dollars!) inches closer. Friendships bloom and shatter as girls compete against boys – who will be targeted or saved?  Don’t miss America’s premiere of House.

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Friday, March 11 and Saturday, March 12, 2016

8:00 PM-10:00 PM. (includes one intermission)

At Studio Theatre – Howard Community College, Horowitz Center, 10901 Little Patuxent Parkway, Columbia, MD 21044

Special Event: Join us for a lively Post-Show Discussion with the creatives and cast following Saturday’s March 12th performance!

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Call the box office at (443) 518-1500

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$15 for general admission, $10 for seniors, military and students with identification.

-Seating is limited.

-Purchasing tickets in advance is recommended.

-Parental Guidance Suggested: For ages 12 and up.

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The cast of 'House.' Photo courtesy of Arts Collective@HCC.
The cast of ‘House.’ Photo courtesy of Arts Collective@HCC. Photo by Shannon Willing.

Onyx Stone, Host — Colin Riley
Pearl Stone, Host — Taylor Purnell
Lucy Gray, Contestant — Courtney Branch
Christine Greene, Contestant — Sierra Young
Elaine Hoover, Contestant — Chaseedaw Giles
Michael Mandrakes, Contestant — Brandon Furr
Carlos Morales, Contestant — Wesley LeRoux
Liston Rhodes, Contestant — Christian Preziosi
Fatima Shah, Contestant — Iris Shih
Micky Stockwell, Contestant — Warren Harris
Andrea Thomas, Contestant — Gabrielle Amaro
Peter Vines, Contestant — Thomas Matera
     HOUSE. “TV Crew”:
     Hair & Make-Up — Jordan Colea
     Camera Man — Alex Becker

 The Creatives: :
Playwright and Director: Daniel Johnston
Stage Manager: Shannon Willing
Assistant Stage Manager: Linwood Milan
Production Assistant: Chania Hudson
Light Design: Eric Moore
Set, Props, Costumes, Sound, Music: The Cast and Crew
Illustration byPhotography by: S.G. Kramer, Shannon Willing, St. and Johnn Blondell

Playwright Daniel Johnston. Photo courtesy of Arts Collective@HCC.
Playwright Daniel Johnston. Photo courtesy of Arts Collective@HCC.

About Playwright and Director Daniel Johnston

House. is Mr. Johnston’s first play to receive a workshop production as well as the first play he’s directed.  He has been writing prose as well as scripts for the stage and film for the past 8 years – most notable is his horror screenplay Blight, a film which was shot in 2012 and is currently in development/ pre-production, as well as his most prized short story, The Stalker.  Directing credits include Arts Collective’s “What Improv Group?!?! (W.I.G.) co-directed with S.G. Kramer since 2014, which Johnston has performed with since its inception (2008).  He has also performed on stage in numerous other productions with Arts Collective such as A Christmas CarolPeter PanAngels in AmericaDracula and A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum. Most recently, he took on three roles in AC’s satire Eat the Runt. In the future, Johnston plans to get back to writing, and hopes House. will help him make a name for himself as an author and playwright.

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This preview was written by Susan G. Kramer.